Table 4_3_1-1

2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 4_3_1.1
Hospital patients with heart failure who received recommended hospital care,a United States, 2005-2008
  2008200720062005
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 95.00.093.10.090.20.087.70.0
GenderMale95.20.093.30.090.50.088.30.0
Female94.80.092.80.090.00.087.20.0
RaceWhite94.90.092.90.090.00.087.40.0
Black95.60.093.90.091.40.189.10.1
Hispanic93.80.191.60.189.30.186.70.1
AI/AN91.40.590.30.486.30.585.90.5
Asian95.60.293.50.290.10.386.60.3
AgeUnder 6595.80.094.20.091.90.089.70.1
65-7495.10.093.10.190.30.188.00.1
75-8494.80.093.00.090.00.187.30.1
85 and over94.00.191.50.188.20.185.00.1

a Includes evaluation of left ventricular ejection fraction and ACE inhibitor or ARB prescription at discharge, if indicated, for left ventricular systolic dysfunction.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; ACE: angiotensin-converting enzyme; ARB: angiotensin receptor blocker; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Medicare Quality Improvement Organization Program.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 4_3_1-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/4_heartdiseases/T4_3_1-1.html